Price Increases Since Carbon Tax

Aug 20, 2012

Q. Since the carbon tax was introduced on 1st July, have you noticed any increase in the costs of goods or services?

 

Total

9 July

Total

20 Aug

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Yes, have noticed an increase in costs

31%

52%

34%

68%

29%

No, have not noticed any increase in costs

54%

36%

54%

21%

64%

Don’t know

15%

12%

12%

11%

7%

52% say they have noticed an increase in the costs of goods or services since the carbon tax was introduced – up 21% from 31% recorded the week after the carbon tax was introduced – and 36% say they have not noticed any increase in costs.

Those most likely to say they have noticed an increase in costs were aged 35-54 (56%) and Liberal/National voters (68%).

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